Thursday, October 21, 2021

Program champions

Members of the Wayne Rotary club presented a $5,000 donation to the Champions of Wayne program last week. The program, open to all students at Wayne Memorial High School, combines adult mentoring, academic and life goal setting and achievement recognition that results in individualized prescriptions for success and financial rewards. Rotary President Charlotte Tarwacki, left, Principal Dr. James Anderson, Wayne Mayor John Rhaesa, retired 29th District Court Judge Laura Mack, Richard Helppie, founder of Champions of Wayne and major funder of the program, Kari D. Walker, president and CEO of The Guidance Center, where Champions of Wayne now is one of the 26 agency programs and The Honorable Milton L. Mack Jr., chief judge at Wayne County Probate Court, help celebrate the presentation of the donation.